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Packers to Remain a 3-4 Defense, Per Mike McCarthy

Packers to Remain a 3-4 Defense, Per Mike McCarthy

Meeting with local reporters on Monday, head coach Mike McCarthy confirmed the Packers would continue to run a base 3-4 despite reclassification of...

Point of Veau: Packers Defense Suffers from Abundance of One-Note Players

Point of Veau: Packers Defense Suffers from Abundance of One-Note Players

General manager Ted Thompson has assembled a collection of defensive players that have one redeeming quality but not enough all-around talent.

Tundra Vision: The Phillips Brand of 3-4 Could Be Recipe For Success

Tundra Vision: The Phillips Brand of 3-4 Could Be Recipe For Success

The Packers' defense needs a change next year, and won't have cap room or high draft picks to waste on the front seven. But a schematic change to Wade Phillips brand of 3-4 might be just enough to bring about the positional (and attitude) change this team needs.

X's and 0's: Capers? Or the Players?

X's and 0's: Capers? Or the Players?

"Paul Ott Carruth", a former player and coach who wishes to remain anonymous, breaks down the Packers' issues on the defensive side of the ball.

Johnny Jolly vs. Josh Boyd: The Tale of the Tape

Johnny Jolly vs. Josh Boyd: The Tale of the Tape

There are arguably eight defensive linemen worth keeping on the Packers roster this season, but can they really afford to keep both Jolly and Boyd around?

Jolly Makes Impact with Big Plays, But Will It Be Enough?

Jolly Makes Impact with Big Plays, But Will It Be Enough?

Johnny Jolly made an impact in last night's game. But will the Big Play potential be enough to make the team? History suggests he will need to prove himself on more than just a few plays a game.

Datone Jones Ready To Face Kaepernick and the Read Option

Datone Jones Ready To Face Kaepernick and the Read Option

The Packers' first round pick is busy in Los Angeles working out and getting ready for his first NFL training camp.

Datone Jones an Enigma as 3-4 Defensive Line Prospect

Datone Jones an Enigma as 3-4 Defensive Line Prospect

Opinons differ on UCLA defensive linemen Datone Jones whether he's able to fit in the Green Bay Packers' defensive system.

Schematica and the Future of the Packers Defense

Schematica and the Future of the Packers Defense

The exposure of the Packers' 3-4 defense against the read-option offense has some folks calling for a switch to a 4-3 scheme. It's time to quit worrying about the scheme and start worrying about the kind of players we are bringing in.

Hole Left By Cullen Jenkins Remains for Packers' Defensive Line

Hole Left By Cullen Jenkins Remains for Packers' Defensive Line

The Packers let defensive end Cullen Jenkins walk in free agency following the Super Bowl win. Two years later, the hole he left remains along the defensive line.

Done with Dom

Done with Dom

The issues that plagued the Packers defense in 2011 are the same ones that appeared in the Packers' season opening loss to the 49ers, and defensive coordinator Dom Capers is to blame.

First Day of Packers Mini Camps Answer Little About Change in Woodson's Role

First Day of Packers Mini Camps Answer Little About Change in Woodson's Role

Charles Woodson returned to the practice field Tuesday for the start of Packers' minicamp, but little was learned about any changes we'll see in his role for 2012.

Point of Veau: Ushering in the Era of the Part-Time Defensive Specialist

Point of Veau: Ushering in the Era of the Part-Time Defensive Specialist

To keep up with spread-out offenses in the NFL, the Packers could be looking at using defensive players in specialty roles that fit their skill set.

Perry Fits Hybrid Defense

Perry Fits Hybrid Defense

Nick Perry appears to be the ideal candidate to man the hybrid end/outside linebacker position in a hybrid 3-4/4-3 defense.

Peter King Mocks the Packers a Defensive Lineman

Peter King Mocks the Packers a Defensive Lineman

Green Bay gets Michigan State defensive tackle Jerel Worthy in King's annual mock draft.

Western Michigan's Drew Nowak to Visit Packers Thursday

Western Michigan's Drew Nowak to Visit Packers Thursday

The MAC defensive player of the year will be in Green Bay Thursday for an official visit.

Cutting Mike Neal Pre- or Post-Draft Makes Little Sense

Cutting Mike Neal Pre- or Post-Draft Makes Little Sense

Thompson should give Neal one last shot at proving he belongs on the Packers roster.

Packers May Release DE Mike Neal After Draft

Packers May Release DE Mike Neal After Draft

According to a report from Pro Football Weekly, Green Bay may be ready to move on from the 24-year-old defensive end.

Tollefson Agrees to Deal with Oakland Raiders

Tollefson Agrees to Deal with Oakland Raiders

The Raiders reportedly agreed to a deal with the free-agent pass-rusher Friday.

Kiper's Mock 4.0 Gives Packers Perry, Crick

Kiper's Mock 4.0 Gives Packers Perry, Crick

ESPN's draft analyst gave the Packers a defensive player in the each of the first two rounds.

Tollefson Finishes Visit in Oakland, Headed to Tennessee

Tollefson Finishes Visit in Oakland, Headed to Tennessee

Packers' free-agent target Dave Tollefson finished his visit with the Raiders Tuesday and is now on to Tennessee.

Tollefson Leaves Green Bay Without Deal

Tollefson Leaves Green Bay Without Deal

Free agent Dave Tollefson left Green Bay without a deal and now has other visits planned.

Packers Draft Hightower in Twitter Mock Draft

Packers Draft Hightower in Twitter Mock Draft

In a Twitter mock draft Saturday, the Packers picked the Alabama linebacker at No. 28 overall.

Cosell Thinks West Virginia's Bruce Irvin Can Play 3-4 OLB

Cosell Thinks West Virginia's Bruce Irvin Can Play 3-4 OLB

Greg Cosell of NFL Films thinks West Virginia's Bruce Irvin can play OLB in a 3-4 defense.

Caplan Confirms Tollefson Targeted to Play OLB

Caplan Confirms Tollefson Targeted to Play OLB

The Packers are targeting free agent Dave Tollefson to play outside linebacker in their 3-4 defense, Adam Caplan reported Friday.

Packers Hybrid Defense Depth Chart

Packers Hybrid Defense Depth Chart

Here's what the Packers defense might look like if they ran a hybrid 4-3/3-4 scheme.

Point of Veau: Signs Point to Packers Running Hybrid Defense

Point of Veau: Signs Point to Packers Running Hybrid Defense

Based on the way the Packers are approaching this offseason, it looks like they might consider running a 3-4/4-3 hybrid-type defense in the same vein as the New England Patriots.

Contract Details for Packers DT Daniel Muir

Contract Details for Packers DT Daniel Muir

The contract details for newly signed defensive tackle Daniel Muir were reported Thursday night.

Packers' Free Agent Finds Shouldn't Be Expected to Answer Question Marks on Defense

Packers' Free Agent Finds Shouldn't Be Expected to Answer Question Marks on Defense

Despite signing Anthony Hargrove and Daniel Muir along the defensive line, the Packers still have a long ways to go to fix holes on defense.

Packers Agree to Terms with Defensive Lineman Anthony Hargrove

Packers Agree to Terms with Defensive Lineman Anthony Hargrove

The Packers have reportedly signed free-agent defensive end Anthony Hargrove.

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